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Ibook G4 only shows apple on the screen

When I power my computer, the apple icon only shows up. Nothing else happens.

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  • jenn cardenas Jan 07, 2008

    Do you know how to do this?



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Try starting from the system disks and running disk utility. See if it finds any problems on your drive. There may be some type of problem causing you to stall on startup. If so, click the option to repair the drive.

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  • ed_woj Jan 07, 2008


    1. Insert the Mac OS X Install disc that came with your computer, then restart the computer while holding the C key.

    2. When your computer finishes starting up from the disc, choose Disk Utility from the Installer menu. (In Mac OS X 10.4 or later, you must select your language first.)
      Important: Do not click Continue in the first screen of the Installer. If you do, you must restart from the disc again to access Disk Utility.

    3. Click the First Aid tab.

    4. Click the disclosure triangle to the left of the hard drive icon to display the names of your hard disk volumes and partitions.

    5. Select your Mac OS X volume.

    6. Click Repair. Disk Utility checks and repairs the disk.



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